portupgrade failure

Miroslav Lachman 000.fbsd at quip.cz
Thu Dec 17 13:19:07 UTC 2009

Adam McDougall wrote:
> Some of that sounds true to my experience, for a while I've noticed while
> installing a new port with portupgrade that it will install the default
> dependencies before prompting with the options screen to find out which
> ones I want.  For example if I do 'portupgrade -N postfix' on a fresh
> system, it will first install pcre and THEN prompt me to (de)select pcre
> or any of the other optional deps.

It was tired by this behavior more than year ago and it was the main 
reason to me to switch to portmaster. I got system bloated with unwanted 
dependencies when using portinstall/portupgrade. I never found what 
causes this in portupgrade.

Miroslav Lachman

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